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ROMANTICISM: Explore the late George Colerick's fascinating series of articles encroaching on the subjects of melody, romanticism, operetta and humour in music.
The Spanish academic, musicologist and composer Francisco Barbieri was born (3 August 1823) and died (17 February 1894) in Madrid. He helped in establishing a true Spanish type of 'opéra comique' - the zarzuela.
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